Höstlov. Curiosum. Häxa

Autumn holiday in Umeå

The autumn holidays should be a wonderful break in November. A whole week of activities with family and friends. We have collected our best tips on what to do in Umeå.

Tips on hiking with kids can be found here!


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Lock-in at Navet

Oktober 27-28

Do you dare to explore the dark depths of Umeå's water park, Navet? Strange sounds and dark shadows await those brave enough to venture beyond the light. On Friday and Saturday, October 27-28, Navet will open its doors to the annual Lock-in experience! The house will then be transformed in the true spirit of Halloween.

Evenemang Barnens jazz

The Svängsson family

October 28

Welcome to the Svängsson family and their jazz cozy music store and you experience a musical adventure!

Children in costume

Hallowednesday at Norrlandsoperan

November 1

On Hallowednesday, you will have the opportunity to try on costumes from Norrlandsoperan's costume warehouse, dance your heart out at a dance-off, get your makeup done by a professional makeup artist, and much more.

Bröderna Leijonhjärta

Tillbaka till Nangijala

November 1

A tale about the struggle between good and evil, about courage and love. Astrid Lindgren's immortal The Brothers Lionheart. 

Theatre/Sign Language in Swedish. Age: from 6 years..

Fruktenstein, teater


October 28, 31, November 1

A performance that loosely loosely is based on the story of Frankenstein. With the help of science, a few dolls and, above all, a huge amount of fruit, we will create a fruit moment of a rarely seen kind.

Children's theater. Age: from 4 years. This event will be held in Swedish. 

Emil i Lönneberga

Emil in Lönneberga – 60 years

1 november

A tribute to Astrid Lindgren's beloved character where we cheer for the birthday boy and all his mischief – without them there would have been no stories! 

Sing-along theatre in Swedish for the whole family.

Curiosum. Höstlov.

Autumn break at Curiosum!

October 28 - November 5

You can revel in Halloween activities at Curiosum! Do exciting experiments. See spectacular science shows. Build scary creatures. Join us for breathtaking adventures in the Dome Theater. Don't miss our very special Halloween activities!

Bildmuseet höstlov

Autumn Holiday at Bildmuseet

1 November – 5 November

Holidaymakers are welcome to experience art and create in our image workshop during the autumn holidays. We are inspired by the exhibition Down North and work with weaving, on both a large and small scale.

Opening hours: 12:00–17:00. Drop-in subject to availability. All ages are welcome. Always free admission.

Mickelbo Gård

Halloween at Mickelbo Gård

October 28 – November 5

A mini-animal park with both Swedish farm animals and exotic animals such as yak, llama and camel. 
During the autumn holidays, there is a Halloween theme with a lot of fun.

Don't miss out on the horror nights for older children/adults on October 28 and November 5 at 6-8 pm.

Höstlov Västerbottens museum

Autumn Holiday at Västerbottens museum

October 30 - November 1

Visit Västerbottens Museum during your autumn holiday for fun activities for all ages! Make a jump rope the old-fashioned way, carve a dragonfly, spin yarn, or craft together to create a work of art.



A fast-paced adventure and a fun activity at Kassjöbacken. Something for the whole family who wants to experience something different. Only possible if it is snow-free. Pre-booking is required.  


Activities at Megazone

Together with friends or family, you can try laserdome, Prison Island and Phazerzone. There is also a billiards and games hall.

Experience an adventure!

Navet, in the centre of Umeå, offers a wide range of activities for swimming, exercise and relaxation. The adventure area has water slides, a stream channel and a climbing wall. Open every day, all year round.